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SEIA Names HUB International as the Exclusive Insurance Provider to Solar Energy Companies

Members-only program offers range of affordable insurance coverages for solar energy manufacturers, installers and distributors.

WASHINGTON - The Solar Energy Industries Association(R) (SEIA(R)) announced today that it has exclusively endorsed HUB International Limited, a leading global insurance brokerage, for its members-only insurance program for solar energy manufacturers, installers and distributors.

This SEIA-endorsed insurance program includes the following types of coverage:

  • General Liability
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Surety - Bonding
  • Group Medical & Dental
  • Property
  • Professional Liability
  • Automobile Liability
  • Directors & Officers Liability

SEIA members benefit from:

  • Affordable Rates
  • Broader Coverages
  • SEIA Safety Manual
  • 24-hour Certification Issuance
  • Risk Management Services
  • Online Safety Training Modules
  • OSHA Appeals, lnspections and Audit Support
  • Human Resources and Labor Law Assistance
  • Business Plan Assistance
  • Legal and Financial Consulting Services

"Lowering costs and increasing profitability is central to the success of any business. Balancing these objectives is difficult in this economy. That is why it is critical that the solar industry comes together and uses their collective buying power to lower costs for all companies," said SEIA President and CEO Rhone Resch. "This new, first-of-its-kind insurance coverage is designed specifically to protect solar energy businesses and their employees at competitive premium rates. It will help solar companies at any level - from local installers to global solar manufacturers and developers - expand their businesses and attract a highly talented workforce to this rapidly growing market."

"We are proud to be providing an affordable, comprehensive program for all solar energy businesses, from the large-scale manufacturers to the small business owners", said Marty Hughes, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer, HUB International. "Our insurance program is flexible and accessible, with a wide range of coverage options to meet the unique needs of SEIA's diverse membership."

About SEIA:
Established in 1974, the Solar Energy Industries Association(R) is the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry. Through advocacy and education, SEIA is working to build a strong solar industry to power America. As the voice of the industry, SEIA works with its 1,000 member companies to make solar a mainstream and significant energy source by expanding markets, removing market barriers, strengthening the industry and educating the public on the benefits of solar energy. www.seia.org

About HUB International:
HUB International is a leading insurance brokerage providing a broad array of property, casualty, risk management, life and health, employee benefits, investment and wealth management products and services across North America. HUB is ranked as the 10th largest global brokerage, with over 250 offices and 5,000 employees across North America. The company is licensed in all 50 states and every province and territory in Canada.HUB is dedicated to helping middle market companies, small businesses and individuals evaluate their risks and manage their insurance needs.

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